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The Post Box at the North Pole

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Sooo cute!

The whole concept of this book is, not surprisingly (this is Jaimie Admans we’re talking about) absolutely magical, adorable and engaging. I simply loved the Christmas Town and all those letters that she read.
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I finished this sadly after Christmas but it definitely makes you appreciate Christmas and what you have.
It’s a very feel good heart warming book and how the past can really affect your experiences of seasons. 
Loved it!
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3,5 Stars

Jaimie Admans describes an absolutely gorgeous place in the very north of the Norwegian forests. A winder wonderland with Christmas themed cabins and glass igloos where you can watch the Northern Lights from your bed. This alone would be reason enough for me to spent a holiday there, but there is also Santa's Grotto, a reindeer sanctuary and lots, Mrs. Cringle kitchen, an elf workshop and a postoffice for all the letters Santa receives from children all over the world.
Unfortunaltey, almost all of these cabins are abandoned right now. And that's why Sasha comes to the rescue! Her dad is the current owner of the village, and needs all the help he can get.

I instantly fell in love with the setting, and also with Sasha and Tav. They are both very likable characters, so no wonder that it didn't take long for them to develop an interest in each other. Although Jaimie Admans could have done a better job of describing their flirtatious stage - actually there was no flirting at all - which lead to me not really 'feeling' their love story. Also, in the last third of the book there was a bit unnecessary drama and some actions that I couldn't really comprehend.

All in all a very cute book in a picture perfect setting that could be improved in terms of character development.
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A very different type of book which deals with an errant father who after the death of Sasha's mother at Christmas time does not return to support his daughter and seems to be always dashing around the world enjoying holidays in various different places more suited to a younger person. He always apologises for his non-appearances with a series of excuses like airlines ceasing and weather events. Sasha is raised, in his absence, by her garndmother who has recently died. To cap it all just before Christmas this year she looses her job then receives aphone call asking her to come to Northern Norway to support her father who has had a heart attack. What transpires is a wonderful heart warming story when Sasha arrives in the Lapland Santa's village to find her father totally engaged in his role as Santa, where there are themed cottages and glass domed igloos to see the Northern Lights - a magical setting for the story. How Tav, the original owner of the village who works there still to help her father brings to Sashia the magic of Christmas that she has not experienced since she was a child and encourages her to engage with the rescued raindeers that he is working with is funny andenjoyable. Perfect to bring back Christmas to its readers.
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Thank you to netgalley, the publisher and the author for allowing me to have access to an eARC for this book in return for an honest review. 

Apologies for taking so long with the feedback. 

This was a fun romcom Christmas story  this was a fun easy to read happy book that helped me boost my mood. Each year I et bad seasonal depression and this book helped me be happier and I liked it very much
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The Post Box at the North Pole is quite simply perfect, I wouldn't change a single thing. The author created a beautiful and appealing setting, I actually feel quite sad that I can't journey to Norway to stay in one of the themed cabins, watch the Northern Lights from a glass igloo, send a postcard with a North Pole stamp, see Santa's home or take a reindeer-powered sleigh ride through the North Pole Forest. Even if something similar does exist it won't have Tav, Sasha, Perce and Rudolph-slash-Clive, and they were what made this such a good book.
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After reading a similar sounding book I wasn’t sure if this was going to be a little twee for my liking. However, I enjoyed this story from beginning to end. Although it is crammed full of Christmassy things, from Nutcracker & Gingerbread cottages to Santa and reindeer, this is balanced with the heartwarming story of a father & daughter re-establishing their relationship after being apart for years because of grief, and also of two people who gradually find self-acceptance and love together despite adversity they have both faced. A well-written, interesting story that brought tears to my eyes at times and made me giggle at others. 
An enjoyable story for winter-time.
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This was a brilliant read and is being featured on my blog for my quick star reviews feature, which I have created on my blog so I can catch up with all the books I have read and therefore review.
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What a lovely magical book it should be served up with hot chocolate i absolutely loved every bit of it . 5 stars to Jaimie Admans for writing it and thank you to Netgalley for allowing me to review it. An easy light-hearted read.
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Sasha Hansley has a fair weather dad. Ever since her mum died and she was raised by her (now late) gran she has rarely seen him. As a result she hates Christmas, so it’s something of a surprise to discover her dad has been dressing up as Father Christmas while running a Lapland style Christmas village. After suffering a heart attack and with orders to slow down he persuades Sasha to fly out and help him. Sasha is met by her dads assistant the gorgeous (and practically perfect)  Tavvi. Can Sasha help change  the fate of the village and why on earth does she decide to tackle all of the letters they have received to Father Christmas at the North Pole? As she does lots of unexpected things happen for Sasha, her dad and Tavvi. Tissues at the ready, this Christmas delight will guarantee a warm fuzzy feeling. It was perfect.
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Every December, I read books about Christmas.  The majority of these tend to be romance novels, but I don’t mind because it’s a light-hearted way to get through a stressful month!

Sasha doesn’t like Christmas.  She used to but, following the death of her mother and the ‘abandonment’ of her father who left to travel the world, she has allowed Christmas traditions to die.  However, when she receives a call from her father, asking her to come to Norway and help him following a heart attack, despite her fear of travel, she goes.  She is met by Taavi, who runs a reindeer sanctuary next to her father’s rental cabins and home.

Yes, it’s predictable and written to the Christmas romance template; no, it’s not boring.  It’s a fun, light-hearted read and one that I would recommend.

A fun, warm, women’s fiction/romance novel.

Thank you to Netgalley for the opportunity to read this book.
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If you are looking for one feel-good "North Pole kitschy" "Santa's workshop exploded in a magical delight" of a book to get you through winter's dark days, you will want to pick up Jaimie Admans' newest Christmas romance "The Post Box at the North Pole." It's such a warm and fuzzy read!

Yes, it's predictable at times and simple at others, but it is heartwarming nonetheless with a setting that almost convinced me I like the cold and snow and should take a trip to the Arctic Circle. Touches of humour and whimsy are woven throughout and I felt like I'd been wrapped in a cozy blanket with a cider in my hand leaving me all warm inside.

Hint: It would make a fantastic stocking stuffer for any Christmas romance reader you may know!  Plan ahead for 2022.
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It was a combination of precisely two factors that made me pick this book up. The first was that I really enjoyed another of the author's works and found the romantic aspect to be well rooted into the background narrative. The second was that the location was Norway, and I would love to tick off a new location for the world map of stories at the end of the year. I can be calculating like that sometimes.
Our story begins with Sasha not looking forward to another Christmas of being let down by her father. She is at a loose end with regards to employment, and when her father calls sounding miserable, she packs her bags and flies off to a remote location that he now calls home.
Sasha's father will not win father of the year. Even with the reuniting at the end of the book, he is far more shrewd than first presented and, in turn, could not have unknowingly been as neglectful as he was. Despite my mixed feelings towards the central lynchpin for the romantic section, I enjoyed the book.
The pace of the story slows down as soon as Sasha arrives in the remote location that functions as Santa's post office. There is a little emotional manipulation being done to keep her around, but the writing and the overall effect of it all had me looking past all of it. Sasha comes to town with a plan in mind, but her growth arc and finding herself takes her along a different route. The progression ensures that it is not abrupt or a weird choice for anyone to make.
I may not have made it sound cozy and warm (even in freezing temperatures), but those elements are dosed liberally throughout the book. I would recommend this book to people on the lookout for well-written Christmas themed books set in extraordinary locations.
I received an ARC thanks to NetGalley and the publishers but the review is entirely based on my own reading experience of the book
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What a heartwarming story! I thoroughly enjoyed this read and was hooked pretty much straightaway. I felt the characters were written perfectly and the relationship that progresses between Sasha and Tav was positively palpable!! 
Throw in the atmosphere and magic that is Christmas, and you can’t go wrong with this beautiful story.
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Thank you NetGalley, the author, and the publisher, for the opportunity to read and give an honest review of this book.

I began this book before Christmas and it made for pleasant holiday reading. What is not to like about Norway, the northern lights and Santa’s village at the North Pole?

Sasha, living in the UK, gets a call from her father with whom she has a strained relationship. He invites her to Norway where he currently is playing the part of Santa in a festive holiday themed village. He explains that he has had a heart attack and needs her help. Recently unemployed Sasha, packs up and heads for the Arctic Circle. Unbeknownst to her, her life is about to change forever, in a very positive way!

If you enjoy holiday movies, with happy endings, this is the book for you!
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I have read several bloggers and reviewers say they love Jaimie Admans books and now I get it. This is the first of her books I have read, but it definitely won't be the last. This was such a feel good story. Growing up, Sasha Hansley loved Christmas. Her parents made it magical for her, but when her mother dies in a car accident things changed. Her father, not being able to deal with the loss, leaves her with her Nan, who doesn't want to celebrate Christmas. With her Nan gone now, and her father not coming home in five years, she just wants Christmas to go away. When she receives a phonecall from her dad saying he had a heart attack and needs her, she jumps on a plane (first time in her life) and heads to Lapland where he dad tells her he is running a reindeer sanctuary. Her plan is to help him sell the place and move back to the UK. When she arrives she finds out he wasn't completely truthful, but North Pole Forest begins to help her remember better days and heal the relationship between her and her dad.

This was one of my favourite Christmas stories this year. It is full of festive Christmas activities and Christmas magic. I loved the main characters of Sasha, Taavi (Tav) and Percy. Sasha can't resist the pull of the Northern Lights, Hot Chocolate, Reindeer, Tav's great cooking and the letters to Santa. I loved so much about this story. The way Jaimie Admans takes the myths of Santa and Christmas and relates them to real life was amazing. Seeing the magic through Tav's eyes helps Sasha remember wonderful feelings and events from her past and become happier in the present. I loved the setting in Norway up above the Arctic Circle where reindeer roam and natives leave material for travelers to make a shelter when out in the forests and lakes. I loved how families and children came to celebrate and see Santa. There is another important storyline about Tav and how he ended up in North Pole Forest as well as why he prefers to live alone. I don't want to give the story away, so I will just say, if you are looking for a contemporary romance, a story about family, guilt, forgiveness, and Christmas magic, then this is a book to pick up. I definitely recommend it.
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What a brilliant cosy Christmas read! 
I found this book highly enjoyable, christmas romance reads I find can be very samey and forgettable however the setting of this book makes it anything but!
 I found the setting so atmospheric and I enjoyed getting to know each characters back story as the story went on, and with a very believeable romance.
 Highly recommend.
Thankyou to Netgally for allowing me to read an ARC of this book.
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Oh what a truly wonderful and delightful read. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this whilst curled up on my sofa. 

The author draws you right in to the story pretty quickly with meeting and getting to know all of the characters and experiencing the idyllic and picturesque setting/location of Norway, was so very easy to lose myself in this story. 

I loved my visit to Norway, really did feel like I was there for real, as it was all so well described and well written. The mentions of the Northern Lights just sounded beautiful, and staying in one of those igloos overnight, to watch the stars and the Northern Lights if one were lucky enough would be so out of this world. Although saying that, as much as I'd love to see the Northern Lights for real, not sure I could have coped with the extreme cold weather conditions lol. 

I also loved all of the reindeers that were featured throughout the story, as they had their own role to play and a very important one it was too.  

The story was lovely, a very nice easy read with a few emotional and heartfelt moments throughout. I loved getting to know the main two characters, Sasha and Tav, seeing how things progress and develop between them both throughout the story. Experiencing the obstacles and challenges they had to go through just felt so real, like I was there myself.  

There was lots of Christmas festive moments throughout, so many of them, and the whole back story that features around the Post Box and letters to Santa, just melted my heart, some of the letters were so very sweet and yet some were very funny making me actually laugh out loud.

So if you love a good Christmas themed book which has a heap of other stuff going on too, then this is the book for you.  Plus Jaimie Admans books are wonderful, pure enjoyment from start to finish, she truly is a great author, her stories always well written.
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This was so good for the holiday season! It made my heart feel warm and fuzzy. Definitely a book I would only recommend at Christmas time.
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The Post Box at the North Pole is a lovely story filled with magic and hope, perfect for Christmastime.
Sasha’s father had a heart attack and now she must go to Norway to try to convince him to sell his “reindeer sanctuary” and come back home, where she has been waiting for him Christmas after Christmas.
However, when she arrives, there is much more she has to process, because not only she is in a full Christmas themed resort but her father seems so happy and looks very much like Santa.
Could reindeer, letters, the Northern Lights and a very peculiar tall guy change her way to see Christmas and her visit here?
This is a beautiful story about the real meaning of Christmas and about believing. I had never thought about how much it can mean to kids and it the letters part was really nice.
I loved the setting and since it is a one of my dreams to see the Northern Lights, I was delighted about it. I really liked Sasha and could connect with her; I also liked Tav, of course.
I loved how the story has the necessary amount of romance, but how it is not the main part. It is funny and a bit heartbreaking at times, as well.
To sum up, the story has it all. It was the first book I read by Jaimie Admans and consider me a fan now, because I was captivated by her writing.
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